On February 1-3, 2023, the TBpeople Philippines Organization Inc., a KAP Committee of the Philippines Country Coordination Mechanism (PCCM), was invited to take part in the Country Dialogue at the Citystate Tower Hotel in Ermita Manila alongside its members. The aforementioned country dialogue is intended to be the culmination of a series of discussions with various stakeholders, including government agencies, development partners, NGOs, civil society groups, and the most important affected communities.… Read more
On February 11, 2023, TB Innovations sent an invitation to TBpeople Philippines Organization Inc. for a consultation meeting to promote PAAP-TB and gather feedback and pertinent recommendations from CSOs, CBOs, and other KAPs. They believe that our organization’s involvement in this project is key, acting as important conduits for enhancing participation and access to essential TB-related services.
As a result, the TBpeoplePH Core Team joins other Civil Society Organizations and Patient Support Groups in person and digitally through Zoom at the aforementioned consultation gathering.… Read more
Delegates from TBpeople Philippines Organization Inc. and TBpeoplePH Cebu attended the Joint HIV and TB Key Affected Population Consultation Conference – Visayas and Mindanao from January 22–25, 2023. The Philippine Country Coordination Mechanism (PCCM) coordinated this gathering. Representatives from the major impacted communities in the Visayas and Mindanao attended the conference, which was hosted at the Diamond Suites and Residence in Cebu City. With the assistance of the Stop TB Partnership Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS), TBpeople Philippines Organization Inc.… Read more
We are proud to announce that we have been acknowledged and recognized by the City of San Fernando, Pampanga after our team’s meeting with them last December 9th. The aforementioned LGU and their CHO have decided to collaborate with the assistance of the Stop TB Partnership Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS) in order to completely eradicate tuberculosis in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga, and eventually other LGUs in Region 3 and the entire nation.… Read more
The Partners Consultation for the Development of the Health Sector Sub Plan for TB-HIV was held in Quezon City on December 6-7, 2022, and was attended by TBpeople Philippines Organization Inc. The consultation aims to explore the creation and execution of the health sector’s TB-HIV sub-plan. It aims to increase collaborations among parties interested in the success of TB-HIV. Representatives from a range of organizations, including government bodies, non-governmental organizations, and private businesses, attended the event.… Read more
At the Stop TB Community Summit, 160 TB survivors, champions, civil society members, and country-level STP platform partners from 35 countries present a single ambition and voice.
In a first of its kind, the Stop TB Partnership’s Community Summit brought together more than 160 Challenge Facility for Civil Society (CFCS) and country-level Stop TB Partnership (STP) platform partners from over 35 countries to collaborate and strategize on how to raise awareness of tuberculosis (TB) and make sure it occupies a prominent position on the political agenda of the world.… Read more
Interpersonal Communication & Counseling Training of Trainers Batch 2 for the Philippine Country Coordinating Mechanism TB Key Affected Population (TB KAP) (October 4-7, 2022). For those stricken by tuberculosis in the Philippines, this training session is a crucial occasion (TB). The program will provide them a way to learn more about counseling and interpersonal communication. It is crucial that persons who are TB-affected are equipped with the knowledge and abilities required to manage their own health as well as enhance their interactions with loved ones, friends, and medical professionals.… Read more
After the memorable initial meeting with Manila Health Department’s Division, On August 8, 2022, the formal introduction between TBPeople PH and Officer in Charge of the Office of TB Control and Prevention – Manila Health Department Dr. Maria Julieta Casillano-Recidoro with her team Dr. Richard Castro, Ma’am Raquel Calixtro, and Ma’am Chachi Panuelos Veleña happened.
We talk about our proposal of partnership and collaboration in helping each other to promote the TB program, raise awareness, and educate our fellow Manileños about the TB disease; By sharing our personal experiences as TB Survivors, Both TBpeople Philippines Organization Inc.… Read more
Last July 29, 2022, TBpeople Philippines Organization Inc. visited the Manila Health Department to meet and greet Dr. Arnold “Poks” Pangan – City Health Officer (MHD) and introduce our City Association Creation for Manila with Ms. Louie Zepeda-Teng, Founder and President of TBpeoplePH, Mr. Niño Magpusao TBPeoplePH Vice President, and the appointed President of TBpeoplePH – Manila and Ms. Danica Pastorpedi Duran as City Association Creation for Manila’s Vice President.
It was a great honor for us to meet Dr.… Read more
At our initial visit and meeting at the Manila Barangay Bureau, TBPeople PH was warmly welcomed. We are well taken care of by their MBB Director Diosdado “Boroboy” Santiago, who has supported TBpeople Philippines Organization Inc. from the beginning. We are truly happy to know that they are willing to provide everything we need for the advocacy that we are promoting for the Manileños. Director Boroboy Santiago reaffirmed his department’s commitment to working with us on the projects we have planned for the 897 Barangays of the City of Manila.… Read more